: Photograph of the memorial to Alfred and Rhoda Hadley dedicated on August 26, 1926. Alfred and Rhoda Hadley were conductors on the Underground Railroad in Bloomingdale, Indiana.
The inscription reads:
"1850 [large space] 1863
A MEMORIAL TO
ALFRED & RHODA HADLEY
AND OTHERS OF BLOOMINGDALE
WHO MAINTAINED AN
RAIL ROAD STATION
TO ASSIST FUGITIVE
SLAVES TO FREEDOM
PARKE CO. & PENN. TWP. [township]
The image was collected by Ohio State University professor Wilbur H. Siebert (1866-1961). Siebert began researching the Underground Railroad in the 1890s as a way to interest his students in history. View on Ohio Memory.
: AL03007 Subjects
: Underground Railroad--Indiana; Siebert, Wilbur Henry, 1866-1961; Abolitionists--Indiana--History Places
: Penn Township (Indiana); Parke County (Indiana)